Bike tour through the Alpenwelt Karwendel region - Stage I

(round trip),

This bike tour through the Alpenwelt Karwendel region is a challenging mountain bike tour, ridden over three daily stages, which offers access to unique landscape. The first section follows the classic "Karwendel Loop" and ends in Wallgau.

Highlights of the tour

  • Challenging mountain bike tour in the Karwendel mountains
  • Unique mountain panoramas in the alpine environment
  • Natural paradise in the "Kleinen Ahornboden"

Tour description

The first stage of the bike tour through the Alpenwelt Karwendel region leads experienced mountain bikers from the parking lot at the train station (P1) in Mittenwald through the Riedboden conservation area to Scharnitz and, from there, to the idyllic Karwendel valley. After climbing to the Karwendelhaus lodge and the Hochalmsattel, steeply at times, the route leads down on rough gravel roads to the "Kleinen Ahornboden" and toward Hinterriss via the forest road of the Johannestal valley. After this short recovery phase, things get good and steep again. From the nature museum in Hinterriss, the route leads to Vordersbachau and the crossing of the Sandbach river. The last section of the first stage leads up to the Vereiner Alm alpine hut and the Krinner-Kofler-Hütte lodge. The descent ends shortly before the Seinsalm alpine hut, where you must turn right to reach the towns of Krün and Wallgau via the bike paths along the Isar river.

Refreshment stops along the way

  • Restaurants in Mittenwald, Krün and Wallgau
  • Karwendelhaus lodge (1,765 m)
  • Gasthof Post inn, in Hinterriss
  • Vereiner Alm alpine hut

General information about the tour

Alternative routes & other tips
Those who would like a short breather along the way are recommended to have a luxurious picnic under one of the large, shady maple trees in the natural paradise of the "Kleinen Ahornboden."
Parking options
  • Parking lot P1 at the train station in Mittenwald (free)
Best time of year
  • Accessible from mid-June to October (weather-dependent)
In case of emergencies:
In case of emergency, please inform the closest rescue coordination center. You can reach this regardless of your location, and across Germany, at 112.

Alpenwelt Karwendel Mittenwald Krün Wallgau Tourismus GmbH
Alpenwelt Karwendel Mittenwald Krün Wallgau Tourismus GmbH
hubermedia GmbH - eT4
Zuletzt geändert am 06.09.2019 12:14:00

tour data

  • Duration: 22:07 h
  • Distance: 72,0 km
  • Altitude: 2163 m
  • Difficulty:Difficult


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